How Much Water Do You Need on a Hike?

About 60 percent of the adult human body is made up of water, and through physical exertion and sweating, you can deplete that percentage rapidly and find yourself slowing down. The effects of dehydration on a hiker can be lethal, as it can lead to disorientation, confusion, nausea and extreme dizziness. What may start as … Read more

Millsite Canyon Trail - Gumdrop Edi...
Millsite Canyon Trail - Gumdrop Edition

9 Vital Supplements For Long Distance Hiking Longevity

When you thru-hike or perform frequent, long-distance hiking your body gets beat up, fatigued and overall this slows your recovery down. I found some key supplements for long-distance hiking which should support the body and restorative processes and help you finish your thru-hike, section hike or other long-distance hikes while encouraging your body’s recovery at … Read more

What R Value Sleeping Pad Do I Need for Thru Hiking?

When you start your search for a sleep system for your backpacking journey you will read about R-Value on many pads. The R-Value system can be used to help you determine the best choice for the cost in your backpacking purchases. Check out our best current value proposition for R-Value sleeping pad @ 15oz! What … Read more